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Tommy's Tours and Safaris

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Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 81 128 1038
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Perfect tour in any way!

Eben and Chantelle took us out on a wonderfull tour through the desert. Aside from finding numerous... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
D_Piddy78
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Peer, Belgium
Tommy's Little 5

We were on the tour of Tommy's Little 5, meaning the sometimes hard to see and overlooked animals... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan A
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The original Living Desert/Little 5 Tour! 08h00 to 13h30 from Swakopmund in our 4x4's: we go into the dune/gravel plains area to track the little creatures - snakes, chameleons, geckoes, lizards, scorpions, insects, etc - and also give info on the desert in general, the area's plants and minerals. Dune drive through to the sea. Scenic and educational.
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“his knowledge” (13 reviews)
“his team” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Swakopmund, Namibia
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+264 81 128 1038
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Eben and Chantelle took us out on a wonderfull tour through the desert. Aside from finding numerous animals, what I'll remember the most is the sheer enthousiasm of both guides. I take home the respect they have for all things on this planet and continue...More

Thank D_Piddy78
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on the tour of Tommy's Little 5, meaning the sometimes hard to see and overlooked animals of the dunes near Swakopmund. Tommy delights in his job and has boundless energy navigating the dunes with his other "scouts" as they hunt for chameleons, sidewinders...More

Thank Susan A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My dad and I went on the half-day Living Desert Tour, and I have to say "Wow!" Tommy and his team definitely know what they're doing and what they're talking about. They managed to find a skink (legless lizard), a black hairy tailed scorpion, a...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised!Our family went on his halfday tour and it was amazing!Tommy is a real treat and has an extended knowledge of the desert and its' animals.We had great fun with driver Eben.Tommy makes an effort to accommodate childrrn on the tour!Will defnitely...More

Thank 888celestep
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

We spent such an interesting and enjoyable few hours learning about the amazing little creatures of the Namib Desert with our excellent guide, Chantelle. Her passion, enthusiasm and RESPECT for these animals and their environment was wonderful - as was her driving ability over the...More

1  Thank rosamay345
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

Tommy brought the desert to life for us. He managed to find so many small animals - many of them under the sand. He had a lovely sense of humour and taught us to respect the dunes, an area at first sight that looks so...More

Thank jillamy47
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Fascinating insight into the life in the desert of Namibia. Great guides and vehicles make for a memorable experience not to be missed

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I recommend safari trip with Tommy 😍 A lot of smile, beautiful views, exciting drive & sand’s animals = 5 hours with nature ❤️

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A great half day tour to the dunes nearby, was shown the tale tell tracks to look out for on a safari for the small 5. Tommy is a very good guide/teacher, and passionate to inform tourists and locals alike how to care for the...More

1  Thank Colin W
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A friend of mine had been on TOMMY'S LIVING DESERT TOUR tour a year back and had told me that it was the best experience she had had in Namibia. So, ofcourse, when we arrived in Swakopmund, I remembered her words and booked the tour....More

2  Thank surya77
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Anthony J
16 January 2016|
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Response from nancymcd1954 | Reviewed this property |
The tours are about 4 hours, and while you are 4-wheeling in the desert, it wasn't that bumpy or anything. I was a little skeptical, thinking sand dunes would be boring, but Tommy and his crew really bring "the living... More
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Pleasureway
1 August 2015|
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Response from Wim-Tusk | Reviewed this property |
I know Tommy does collect his guests from any hotel / guest house in Swakopmund. However the only cruise ship port might be in Walvisbay. I'm not sure if he collects from Walvisbay. If however you fill the vehicle as a group... More
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